Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
After a cloudy New Year's eve which more or less obscured the peak of Mt Kanlaon, I had the luck of a clear sky this morning. I rode out to the higher plains nearer the base of Mt Kanlaon with a hired motorbike driver for 50 php. In less than 10 minutes, scenes of the town's shophouses opened up to vast fields of crops and …
... tochtjes hier in de buurt doen.
Als alles goed gaat, ga ik zaterdag met de ferry naar Palawan (een ander eiland). Hier schijnen de stranden nog mooier te zijn dan op Boracay en ik heb er super veel zin in!!
Maar eerst maar eens genieten van al het moois dat hier te zien is.
Poeheej dat was me d'r weer een heel verhaal! Ik wil ...
... and three larger ones at about 30-40ft. As Sacha mentioned it was not nearly as magical as our first whale shark experience but we had an hour underwater with these beautiful creatures to admire there grace and agility. I am not sure what will come of the whale sharks in Oslob, it is my understanding that March/April is the time that these creatures should continue their migratory path, they are not caged or netted to the area, just a constant yummy food ...
... to check out the nearby department
store where we bought some new clothes – very exciting - as well
as some unbroken sunnies and much needed body spray. Half way into
our trip, some serious appearance related repair work is much needed!
that afternoon we had a pre-dinner wander along Rizal Boulevard,
joining a parade of locals. Next stop was Coco Amigos for a couple of
drinks and later a meal. We walked back from the ...
... The smell was almost unbearable even after a month
of getting accustomed to wafts of sewers and rotting food, a sweet
perfume of fish and faeces with top notes of stale sweat (and that
was just us!!).
walked down the crowded streets as the sellers complimented their
stock, avoiding huge splats of buffalo poo and the usual array of
mangy, scratching dogs and gawping children. Every few seconds we'd
be forced to one side by someone dragging ...